Wizard World started its Virtual Experiences with the cast of “Supernatural” on Tuesday, March 31, 2020, and the cast of “Once Upon An Time” on Saturday, April 4, 2020. Each person appeared in their own window during the livestream on Facebook, Twitch TV and YouTube. It’s almost like attending a panel session in person. Tickets were available for one-on-one video chat, recorded video message, and/or an autographed picture from one of the guests. Prices ranged from $50 USD to $200 USD. With many in-person events cancelled or postponed due to the pandemic, are virtual cons the future of comic cons?Read more “Are Virtual Cons The Future of Comic Cons?”
Wa Mandy Cheung performs with the Chinese harp on the Entertainment Stage at Wizard World Bay Area 2019 (Oakland) on Saturday, 11/23/2019.
After Walker Stalker/Heroes & Villains FanFest San Jose 2018 ended last December, there was no announcement for the 2019 show. Six months later, I started looking for a reason. I found an comment on the official Facebook page for Walker Stalker in March that there would be no San Jose show in 2019. A similar announcement went up on the unofficial Facebook page for Heroes & Villains FanFest San Jose in August. Reasons cited was the venue being unavailable for the desired dates and the show wouldn’t make money. That wasn’t the entire story. The organizers behind Walker Stalker Con and Heroes & Villains Fan Fest are in deep trouble with fans, stars and vendors.Read more “Walker Stalker Con/Heroes & Villains FanFest Are Circling The Drain”
A Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 bingo card suggested many items that a player can visit and do during the three-day event from Friday, August 16, 2019, to Sunday, August 18, 2019. This montage video featured 13 items (timestamps in the video description) for a double bingo win.
Michael Biehn (“The Terminator”), Danny Cooksey, Edward Furlong, Jenette Goldstein, and Robert Patrick (“Terminator 2: Judgment Day”), and Kristanna Loken (“Terminator 3: Rise of The Machines”) discuss their role in being part of a $3 billion USD franchise at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Julie Benz with moderator Dana Han-Klein talk about her work on “Buffy The Vampire Slayer,” “Angel” and “Dexter,” sexual harassment in Hollywood and being an aunt to children who aren’t old enough to see her work at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Anson Mount talks about his role as Captain Christopher Pike on “Star Trek: Discovery” at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Alaina Huffman talks about her role as Lt. Tamara Johansen on “Stargate Universe,” getting into acting and being a single mom at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 on Sunday, August 18, 2019.
Astronaut Chris Hadfield presents how he grew up to become an astronaut and the first Canadian commander of the International Space Station because of the Apollo 11 manned moon 50 years ago. Moderator Adam Savage talks to him about space, cosplaying as “2001” astronauts and meeting fans at Silicon Valley Comic Con 2019 on Saturday, August 17, 2019.